Sep 27, 2012 5:30pm PDT
happened to jimmy hoffa, the union boss who disappeared 37 years ago? there have been all kinds of rumors about where he ended up, and now, thanks to a death bed tip, this mystery might soon be solved. abc's john donvan is on the beat. >> reporter: following a tip from a dying man, police are looking at this property in roseville, michigan, at the driveway, to be specific, under which may lie the solution to a 37-year-old national mystery. whatever happened to jimmy hoffa? and where did they dump the body? it's all marked up. tomorrow, they bring in the digger to rip it open. >> we're strictly investigating this as a cold case homicide. >> reporter: it's always been assumed that hoffa, once the powerful president of the teamsters union, who then did jail time for bribery, was killed off by the mob, after he walked out of this detroit restaurant in july 1975. >> i'm going to do what i got to do! >> reporter: it became the stuff of documentaries and movies, like 1992's "hoffa." over the years, many theories and a few leads. an early one, that hoffa's body was entombed in concrete during the
Sep 27, 2012 6:30pm EDT
happened to jimmy of hoffa? and where did they dump the bold? it's all marked up. tomorrow, they'll bring in the digger to rip it open. >> this is a cold case homicide. >> reporter: it's always been assumed that hoffa, once a powerful president of the teamsters union, who then did jail time for bribery, was killed off by the mob, after he walked out of this detroit restaurant in july 1975. >> i'm going to do what i got to do! >> reporter: it became the stuff of documentaries and movies, like 1992's "hoffa." over the years, many theories and a few leads. an early one, that hoffa's body was entombed in concrete during the construction of giants' stadium, which was knocked down two years ago. later, going on tips, police drained an dug up a backyard pool outside of detroit. three years later, they pulled down a barn in rural michigan. nothing. this latest tip comes from a still anonymous source said to be dying of cancer, who says he saw a body placed here in 1975, as the driveway was being laid. police are not sure what they'll find. >> if it happens to be mr. hoffa, we'll bring an end to a
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
and the latest in the search for the remains of teamster jimmy hoffa, appears to have come up empty. authorities found nory remains of hoffa after digging up the floor of a shed in detroit. tests on the soil will be back on monday. but for now, the 37-year-old mystery remains a mystery. >>> the amazing video we've been showing you of the elderly man jumping from his burning apartment in new york city. lucky for him it was the middle of the day and the streets were crowded at the time. it's the terrifying drop caught on tape. 71-year-old ronnie poe, hanging from his third floor ledge, with nowhere to go but down. >> i had had no choice but to lean out the window as long as i could. >> reporter: moments earlier, poe's kitchen had caught fire. his bronx apartment quickly filling with smoke. there was no escape. so, poe reached back to his military training from decades ago. >> the smoke was coming in so bad. jump, jump. i'll do a paratrooper. >> reporter: he was once a paratrooper who made more than 50 jumps in his military career. but this time, no parachute. below, his neighbors came to his aid.
Sep 29, 2012 3:00am PDT
, union boss jimmy hoffa who went missing 37 years ago apparently not buried underneath a driveway in michigan. police found no signs of human remains during a dig yesterday in roseville. they are now waiting for soil samples to be analyzed. that could happen as early as monday. police began the new search after receiving a so-called credible tip. hoffa last seen in 197 a. where is he? just ahead of the release of his tell-all memoir. arnold schwarzenegger is opening up to sicket minutes about his affair with the family housekeeper. the affair result offed in a love child you will will remember and ended his marriage with maria shriver. >> i think it was the stupidest thing i have done in the whole relationship. it was terrible. i inflicted tremendous pain on marie and ounbelievable pain on the kids. >> the stupidest thing he has done in the whole relationship. [ laughter ] >> you think? >> there is a revelation. >> the full interview airs tomorrow. his memoir "total recall" goes on sale monday. good title. tuesday he will be here to talk about the new book. >> one of the revelatio